Gucci basket sneakers made with Demetra
Gucci
Material Name: 

Demetra

Biomimicry: 

Leather

Main Input: 

Blend

Founded: 

1921

HQ: 

Italy

TRL: 

5

Founder(s): 

Guccio Gucci

Website: 
About the Company

Founded in 1921, Gucci is one of the oldest Italian fashion brands still in operation. The brand began its journey by producing luxury travel goods, as well as equestrian equipment, then adding bags and shoes using premium materials. In 1950 Gucci was considered the preferred brand of Hollywood stars due to its extravagant and opulent designs. Since 1999, Gucci has been part of the French global luxury group Kering.

Material

After two years of in-house research and development, Gucci lauched Demetra, a next-gen material that is said to be made primarily from sustainable, renewable and bio-based sources.

Technology

The specific composition of Demetra is unclear, but it is produced entirely in a Gucci factory in Italy using the same expertise and processes for tanning that make it suitable for a variety of applications.

Applications

Footwear

Selected Brand Partnerships

Gucci intends to make Demetra available to other brands in the fashion industry in 2022.

Gucci basket sneakers made with Demetra

Gucci basket sneakers made with Demetra

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Gucci New Ace sneakers made with Demetra.

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